Hi & thanks so much from Ontario, Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by trish5909, Nov 28, 2011.

  1. trish5909

    trish5909 Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 28, 2011
    Erin, Ontario, Canada
    Hello everyone: We've just hatched our first batch of chicks and I couldn't have done it without BYC. Every time I panicked & Googled for info, it was the BYC forum posts came up on my screen with good, practical advice. The most important thing I learned was PATIENCE. Also, that I wasn't alone feeling stressed, sleep deprived, worried nothing would hatch or scared that I'd done everything horribly wrong. And if I was obsessive in checking the bator all the time, at least I was in good company! When I figure out how to navigate this site I will proudly post pics of our 7 brand new Chantecler chicks.javascript:insert_text('[​IMG]',%20'');

    My name is Patricia & my husband and I live on a farm just outside Toronto, Canada with our 2 children, 4 horses, cattle, 2 dogs, 2 budgies, 2 dozen hens (Red Sex Link & Chantecler) and now 7 fluffy chicks. We hadn't planned to hatch our own but after buying a dozen Chantecler pullets recently from a farm where they were ranging freely alongside roosters, we just couldn't resist the opportunity, even though the hens were young & untried and winter is on the way.

    So thank you for all the words of wisdom -- I can't wait to check out the current forums!
  2. HollyBird24

    HollyBird24 Overrun With Chickens

    Nov 10, 2011
    Manitoba, Canada
    Welcome to BYC!
  3. CheerioLounge

    CheerioLounge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 10, 2011
    California High Desert
    [​IMG] from Twentynine Palms in the California high desert! Check out the "Frequently asked questions" thread for how to post pics!! You'll need 10 posts before you can post a pic!!

  4. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  6. GoldenSparrow

    GoldenSparrow Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 11, 2011
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  7. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    Hi Patricia! [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  9. NewHopePoultry

    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 9, 2007
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  10. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] and welcome to BYC [​IMG] from Hesperia, Ca

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